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Daiane Lopes da Silva

Daiane Lopes da Silva was born in Brazil, where she received earlier education from the Municipal Ballet School of Sao Paulo. She is a founder of KINETECH, a collective of multidisciplinary artists that shares the passion for movement, technology and science. Her work has been presented in Brazil, France, Holland, U.S.A. and Belgium, where she studied on full scholarship at P.A.R.T.S. (Performing Arts Research and Training Studios), directed by Anne Teresa the Keershmaeker. She has performed with Lisbon Dance Company, Almada Dance Company, Dancart, Labayen Dance, Mudita Arts for Peace, among others. Lopes da Silva residencies include R.A.D at KUNST-STOFF arts and R.A.W at The Garage in Fan Francisco. She has a B.A. in Psychology- Summa Cum Laude - from San Francisco State University, and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa honors society. She has been working with KUNST-STOFF Dance Company since 2010.